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Readying for suborbital flights out of Spaceport America (Listen)
(2011-08-12)
Courtesy Virgin Galactic
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It will be sometime before the first passenger walks in the front door at New Mexico's Spaceport America and suits up for a suborbital tourist flight on a Virgin Galactic suborbit spacecraft. But work on the spaceport is progressing and Virgin has just gotten a NASA contract to fly other, inanimate payloads into suborbit. Virgin's President and CEO George Whitesides told KSFR from his London office what's being planned.
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